ID

442-032 (BSE-103P)

Authors as Published

Robert “Bobby” Grisso, Extension Engineer, Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech; Pat Hipkins, Assistant Coordinator, Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs, Entomology, Virginia Tech; Shawn D. Askew, Associate Professor, Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science, Virginia Tech; Lloyd Hipkins, Senior Research Associate, Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science, Virginia Tech; David Mccall, Research Specialist, Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science, Virginia Tech

Cover, Nozzles: Selection and Sizing

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This fact sheet covers nozzle description, recommended use for common nozzle types, and orifice sizing for agricultural and turf sprayers. Proper selection of a nozzle type and size is essential for correct and accurate pesticide application. The nozzle is a major factor in determining the amount of spray applied to an area, uniformity of application, coverage obtained on the target surface, and amount of potential drift..

Publication Date

January 31, 2014